Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Marisa Lepore Hovanec

Member

(973) 258-1440

mhovanec@gpmvlaw.com

Marisa Lepore Hovanec is a member of the firm whose practice is primarily focused on family law and guardianships.  She is experienced in representing clients in both contested and uncontested family law matters, and is also a trained family law mediator, having completed the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education Family Law Mediation program in 2014.  Prior to entering the private practice of matrimonial law Marisa participated in the Seton Hall School of Law Center for Social Justice Family Law Clinic and served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Anthony F. Picheca, Jr., J.S.C., Somerset County, Chancery Division – Family Part.  Marisa has been recognized in each year from 2015 forward by New Jersey Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in family law. She was honored in 2015 by being appointed for a three-year term as an attorney member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Fee Arbitration Committee for District XII, Union County.  Marisa is also an Associate Editor of, and regular contributor to, the esteemed New Jersey Family Lawyer publication.

 

Professional Associations

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Member, Union County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Member, Middlesex County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey Fee Arbitration Committee for District XII, Union County

Panelist, Union County Matrimonial Early Settlement Program

Associate Editor and Contributor, New Jersey Family Lawyer

Clerkships/Internships

Law Clerk to the Honorable Anthony F. Picheca, Jr., J.S.C., Somerset County, Chancery Division - Family Part, 2008-2009

Judicial Intern for the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi, Federal Magistrate Judge, 2007

Judicial Intern for the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, Federal District Court Judge, 2006

Awards & Recognition

Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2015-2018)

 


A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Bar and Court Admissions

New Jersey

U.S. District Court, New Jersey

 

Education

JD, Seton Hall University School of Law

BS, The College of New Jersey, magna cum laude